Page last updated at 15:44 GMT, Friday, 9 April 2010 16:44 UK

Mythic Arabian oryx finds sanctuary in Dubai's desert

The Arabian oryx, renowned for its beauty and thought to be the inspiration for the legend of the unicorn, has been battling extinction.

The BBC's travel programme Fast Track ventured in to the desert near Dubai to get a glimpse of this almost mythic animal.

Get in touch with Fast Track via e-mail or Facebook.

Watch Fast Track on the BBC World News channel on Fridays at 2230 GMT, Saturdays at 1230 and 1830 GMT or Sundays at 0730 GMT.

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific